ERIC Number: ED190609
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Construction and Use of Classroom Tests: A Resource Book for Teachers.
Taylor, Hugh; And Others
This guide is organized into five chapters; (1) an approach to testing--decisions made from test results, types of achievement tests, types and levels of objectives, and test validity, reliability, and practicality; (2) classroom test construction--planning, item banks, item writing, assembly, administration, and scoring; (3) test analysis-item analysis and interpretation of difficulty and discrimination indices; (4) interpretation of test performance--frequency distributions of scores, measures of central tendency, standard deviation, score interpretation, reliability, and measurement error; and (5) procedures for setting standards--minimally acceptable performance, determination of borderline group, and classification errors. An eight-item bibliography and a 55-item glossary are appended. (GDC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Victoria Univ. (British Columbia).; British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.
Note: For related document see ED 177 225.